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Patriarch one to catch in St Catherine Cup feature at Caymanas Park

PATRIARCH , the Fitzgerald Richards-conditioned six-year-old bay horse, headlines a quality field of 13 Open Allowance horses down for competition in the $1.15-million St Catherine Cup feature over six furlongs (1,200m) at Caymanas Park today. Read More

Fifth winner for Abbi brings hope, encouragement
Abigail Able is a part of a growing number of young women becoming more involved in the sport of thoroughbred racing.... Read More

Ten horses to follow in 2021
1 - CHANDRA'S LAW: Sensational Slam - She's Spectacular... Read More

Apprentice Daniel Thompson get 25 days for cruelty to animal
In an alarming development a young apprentice Daniel Thompson has been suspended for 25 race days for cruelty to animal.In addition, Thompson has been denied the use of his whip for 10 consecutive rides after his suspension is completed.... Read More

Another close win by Cold Pursuit

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

Cold Pursuit, a four-year-old dark bay gelded son of Northern Giant - Liquidity, trained by Ryan Darby for owner Marlon Biggs, came running on late, as usual, to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the Howard Phillips Memorial Trophy feature at Caymanas Park on Saturday, January... Read More

Patriarch gets a chance at redemption, but it won't be easy

BY RUDDY ALLEN Observer staff reporter | Friday, January, 15 2021    

The St Catherine Cup takes the spotlight on what is a competitive 10-race programme at Caymanas Park tomorrow, January 16. Thirteen runners are down to face the starter going six furlongs (1,200m) for a total purse of $1.15 million in the featured trophy race. Read More

Johncrowjeff flies to first win

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

Johncrowjeff got his three-year-old career off to a promising start when he released the maiden tag in a native-bred Three-Year-Old Maiden Condition race for a total purse of $870,000 at 5 ˝ furlongs (1100 metres). That victory was achieved in the fourth race on... Read More

Meet trainer Gary Griffiths

Friday, January, 15 2021    

For over 10 years Gary Griffiths has been conditioning horses at Caymanas Park. Read More

Saudi racehorse owner Prince Khalid dies at 83

Friday, January, 15 2021    

NEWMARKET, England (AP) — Khalid bin Abdullah, the Saudi prince who owned the Juddmonte Farms horse-racing operation which produced superstar thoroughbreds like Frankel and Dancing Brave , has died. He was... Read More

Blow Wow!

Wednesday, January, 13 2021    

Michael Bernard's outstanding thoroughbred Wow Wow has been retired from racing, the Jamaica Observer can confirm. Confirmation came from Bernard in a telephone interview yesterday. Read More

Swing bowler Derval Green yearns for competitive cricket

BY SANJAY MYERS Senior staff reporter myerss@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

JAMAICA Scorpions swing bowler Derval Green, unfazed by the probability of biosecure restrictions for next month's regional 50-over tournament, is longing for competitive cricket. Read More

Jockey Reyan Lewis returning to form

BY WES MARTIN Contributor | Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

ABIGAIL Able, in a competent performance, rode 6/1 chance Top Gear to victory for trainer Welsh Soutar in the opening event. Read More

Top 10 racing moments in 2020

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

The analysts of the Supreme Racing Guide, after careful thought and consideration, have put together the top-10 list of racing moments which have impacted the industry in 2020. Read More

Racing news for Saturday, January 9, 2021

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

Abigail Able notches second winner for the season Read More

Racing Snaps for Saturday, January 9, 2021

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

 NEW VET AT THE PARK! Veterinarian Dr Simone Johnally (left) being introduced to trainer Wayne DaCosta by senior veterinarian at the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC), Dr Sophia Ramlal (centre). Dr Johnally started her tour of duty yesterday at the JRC. Read More


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